|A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record. International journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is a peer-reviewed, open access, bimonthly journal that publishes research articles, review articles, case reports, commentaries, short articles, video articles and Medical images in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.